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In this vowel sounds instructional activity, students pick and oi or oy word from the box to match the clues. Students write the words on the lines to complete the 6 clues. Students finish by changing one letter in the given words to make a word from the word box for problems 7-8.
A lesson on decoding skills is here for you. In it, young readers work hard to learn all of their consonant and vowel sounds and how to manipulate those sounds to read different words. The lesson may have been written by a speech teacher, because the techniques presented are very specific to that type of training. Shaving cream, colored markers, and attention to the shape of the mouth and vibrations in the throat are all utilized. A valuable lesson for any teacher who needs to help their struggling readers.
Fifth graders complete a variety of activities that involve reading long and unfamiliar words, defining key phonics vocabulary words, and reading a 1000 word sight word list. They fill out a phonics chart along with the teacher, define blends, consonant digraphs, short vowel sounds, long vowel sounds, and vowel digraphs.
Fifth graders examine and discuss vowel digraphs and read a passage about mythical creatures. They define vowel digraph, generate a list of words for each vowel digraph pattern, and circle the vowel digraphs in the "Mythical Creature" passage. Next, they discuss the passage and write story comprehension questions.
Eighth graders examine words that contain vowel digraphs and complete a text comprehension activity. They read a list of words and sort them into vowel digraph patterns, then read a short story and mark up the text and write a short passage about something in their lives that was considered a "rite of passage."
Pupils explore the use of vowel digraphs. They discuss words that contain vowel digraphs and the patterns that are used. Students discuss single sound digraphs and review the single sound digraphs on a letter-sound correspondence chart. They discuss the spelling patterns used.
Sixth graders examine letters and their related sounds, read a word list, and define affix, prefix, suffix, base words, and root words. They complete a chart with consonants, vowels, and blends, and define key vocabulary terms. Next, in pairs they read a sight word list that includes 1000 words.
Seventh graders study the Anglo-Saxon layer of language and elements of drama in a comedy. They review words and identify the letter-sound correspondences, syllable patterns, and morpheme patterns. They identify characteristics of comedy and analyze how the play Rumplestiltskin may be different if it were a tragedy.